Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: Butterfly Politics

27 March 2017By Emma Dixon

What feels most fresh and relevant in this collection is the articulation of a more radical approach to equality law and, indeed, to the practice of law itself.

BOOK REVIEW: Lasting Powers of Attorney: A Practical Guide (3rd edition)

27 March 2017

As a reference work the many sub-headings, lists of cases and legislative instruments (and an extensive index) make the work easily navigable.

BOOK REVIEW: ​Petroleum Contracts: English Law and Practice (2nd edition)

20 March 2017By

Peter Roberts has produced a valuable contribution to Lex Petrolea

BOOK REVIEW: May It Please You, Madam: A little book of legal whimsy

20 March 2017By David Pickup

Enthralling tales from the frontline

BOOK REVIEW: The Solicitor’s Handbook 2017

13 March 2017By David Pickup

This book is written by two well-known experts and contains all the regulatory material we need to refer to.

BOOK REVIEW: Joseph, 1917

13 March 2017By Nicholas Goodman

Lawyer David Hewitt plunges the reader into the Western Front.

BOOK REVIEW: Mediation: An A to Z Guide

27 February 2017By Rebecca Attree

In a crowded market, you should buy this invaluable book because it explains concepts and jargon in non-academic language.

BOOK REVIEW: Low Life Lawyer: In the Footsteps of Bechet

27 February 2017By David Pickup

This very readable thriller reminds David Pickup of the days when lawyers were able to mix business and pleasure in a way that might enrage the SRA in modern times.

BOOK REVIEW: Cautionary Tales: Lessons in Ethics for Lawyers

27 February 2017By Pearl Moses

This engaging and readable book provides practical examples of how ethical issues can arise in the legal world.

BOOK REVIEW: Lexcel Financial Management & Business Planning Toolkit

20 February 2017By Tony Roe

Particularly useful are the downloadable budgets, cashflow forecasts and variance analyses in their respective sections.

BOOK REVIEW: Cut-throat Defence: a Jack Kowalski thriller (e-book)

20 February 2017By Nicholas Goodman

A light touch keeps you engrossed all the way to the enthralling end.

BOOK REVIEW: Precedent Library for the General Practitioner (3rd ed)

13 February 2017By David Pickup

A packed book and CD-ROM for the general practitioner

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BOOK REVIEW: The Curious History of Dating – from Jane Austen to Tinder

9 February 2017By

This is a pacey, intelligent and authoritative account with bags of wit.

BOOK REVIEW: No Bar to Success

6 February 2017By James Couzens

An eminently readable account of an East End boy's route to silk.

BOOK REVIEW: Memory of Beheram

6 February 2017By Nicholas Goodman

This book is not for the faint-hearted.

BOOK REVIEW: Zomcats!

6 February 2017By Nicholas Goodman

Too many ingredients to make a satisfying dish?

BOOK REVIEW: Cyber Security Toolkit

6 February 2017By David Pickup

There is plenty of guidance, checklists and examples, and a CD with precedents.

BOOK REVIEW: The Whistler

6 February 2017By

A slow buildup led to a jaw-dropping moment.

BOOK REVIEW: The Black Panther: The trials and abductions of Donald Neilson

30 January 2017By Nicholas Goodman

Ex-law tutor Gordon Lowe brilliantly portrays the criminal mind.

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